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Metrics are aggregate measurements for quantitatively assessing the amount of something (e.g., amount of students, amount of money given in aid, amount of instructional activity, etc.)

Metric selectors on dashboards in the CSUMB Data Warehouse allow users to choose from different available metrics.

Where Term Appears
CSUMB Data Warehouse Dashboards:Various
Data Custodian
Institutional Assessment and Research
Data Source
Source System:CMS - SA
Source Table Name:N/A
Source Field Name:N/A
Census Process:N/A
Logical Transformation / Calculation
OBIEE Folder and Column
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Column Heading:N/A


For example, on the Enrollment (Census) dashboard, users can change the Metric from "Headcount" to "State FTEs", "Self-Support FTEs", or "State and Self-Support FTEs".

Screenshot illustrating a Metric prompt dropdown menu from the Enrollment (Census) dashboard.